Pricing announced for 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO

The long-awaited GT-R NISMO for the 2015 model year has received pricing for the U.S. market. We remind you why you need one.

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The 2015 Nissan GT-R is a very cool supercar. The Premium model begins at $101,770. To really take it to the track-ready extreme, however, you'll have to press forward for the GT-R NISMO edition, which becomes available at the end of July.

What's the difference? Oh, only that the GT-R NISMO holds the volume production car lap record at the Nurburgring, 600 horsepower, and 481 lb-ft of torque. How much will those extra 55 horses and 18 lb-ft cost you? About $50k.

The starting price for the 2015 GT-R NISMO is $149,990 plus destination, but the race-ready car includes advanced aerodynamics, body reinforcement, and ultra-precise handling. If you aren't ready to pony up that much money, you can downgrade to the GT-R Track Edition (available at the same time), which will sell for $115,710, but you won't get all those extra horses or that extra torque.

If you don't want to wait and aren't interested in the track-ready versions of the GT-R (seriously? You aren't?), the Premium and Black Edition cars are available in dealerships now at the aforementioned $101,70 and $111,510 MSRP, plus destination.

In case you can't remember why you want a new Nissan GT-R so badly, we present you with proof that you do, definitely, need to have one of these awesome machines:

Seriously, if that two-minute sales pitch doesn't get you in one of these cars.. nothing will.

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